Mt. Carmel Baptist Church records, 1924-1971, bulk 1951-1978
ACMA.06-032

Summary
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-032
Creators:
Mt. Carmel Baptist Church (Washingon, D.C.).
Dates:
1924-1978
bulk 1951-1971
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.41 linear feet
1 box
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
The collection, which dates from 1924 to 1978 and measures 0.41 linear feet, documents the history of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, which was founded in Washington, D.C. in 1876. The collection is comprised of correspondence and church literature.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
The collection is arranged by series: (1) Printed Materials and (2) Photographs.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
The Mount Carmel Baptist Church was organized in 1876, with 275 former members of Second Baptist Church. The congregation worshiped at several local sites in the Northwest section of the District of Columbia, including the Old Columbia Law Building on Fifth Street. In 1914, during the pastorate of the late Reverend Dr. William Henry Jernigan, the Mount Carmel church moved from 4th and L Streets, N.W., to 901 Third Street, N.W., where it has remained.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Preferred Citation note
The Mt. Carmel Baptist Church records, Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution, gift of (Name).

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
The Mt. Carmel Baptist Church records were donated to the Anacostia Community Museum in 1978 by (donor).

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Repository Contact
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
1901 Fort Place, SE
Washington, D.C., 20020
Phone: 202-633-4853
ACMArchives@si.edu